ACRL 2011 Conference Materials

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ACRL 2011 Conference Program Book

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ACRL 2011 Conference Proceedings

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The Ancient Library at Alexandria: Embracing the Excellent, Avoiding its Fate
Gerald Franz

Are All Reference Interactions Created Equal?: How Gender Might Matter to Our Patrons
Beth Strickland and Jennifer Bonnet

Ask Them—They’ll Tell You! Eliciting Student Perspectives to Improve Services
Barbara Valentine

Assessment and Accreditation: Libraries Enter Stage Left
Danuta A. Nitecki and Craig N. Bach

Automating a Digital Special Collections Workflow Through Iterative Development
Brian Dietz and Jason Ronallo


Book Lovers, Technophiles, Printers, and Pragmatists: The Social and Demographic Structure of User Attitudes Toward e-Books
Kevin Messner, Andy Revelle, Aaron Shrimplin, and Susan Hurst

Borges Envisions the Library’s Future 
Lynne S. Vieth

The Budgetary Importance of Building Relationships
Mott Linn

Building a “Town and Gown” Collaborative Partnership to Promote Diversity and Literacy: A University Library’s Involvement in the National African American Read-In Chain Literacy Initiative
Grace Jackson-Brown


Capturing your Community: Partnering with Local Booksellers for Collection Development and Events
Emily Anne Hamstra 


A Declaration of Embeddedness: Instructional Synergies and Sustaining Practices in LMS Embedded Librarianship
John Burke and Beth Tumbleson

A Declaration of Survey Interdependence
Tammy S. Sugarman and Jennifer L. Jones

Delivering a WOW User Experience: Do Academic Librarians Measure Up?
Steven Bell

Do Screencasts Really Work? Assessing Student Learning through Instructional Screencasts
Jo Angela Oehrli, Julie Piacentine, Amanda Peters, and Benjamin Nanamaker

Do You See What I See?: Comparing Student and Librarian Perceptions of Learning Outcomes
Faith Steele and Scott Mandernack


Evolution of Scholarly Communication: How Small and Medium-Sized Libraries are Adapting
Rosemary Del Toro, Scott Mandernack, and Jean Zanoni


Fags, Blacks and Hutterites: Challenging Prejudice and Stereotypes with the augustana human library
Nancy Goebel

Fair Use is Not Civil Disobedience: Rethinking the Copyright Wars and the Role of the Academic Library
James G. Neal 

From Embedded to Integrated: Digital Information Literacy and New Teaching Models for Academic Librarians
Marisa Walstrum, Larissa Garcia, and Rob Morisson


“Hanging Together”: Collaboration Between Information Literacy and Writing Programs Based on the ACRL Standards and the WPA Outcomes
Donna Mazziotti and Teresa Grettano

Harmonic Convergence: Using the Tuning Process to Build Relationships and Transform Information Literacy
Wendy Holliday

Harnessing Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing in the Service of Disaster Response and Recovery
Gregory Schmidt

Helping the Hand that Feeds You: Supporting the Research Needs of Campus Executive Officers
Karen E. Downing, Shevon Desai, and Pamela MacKintosh

How Does Switching to a Discovery Tool Affect Circulation?
Tony Greiner


Incorporating Language Skills Strategies into Library Instruction for ESL Students
Karen Bordonaro

Information Literacy: Reinvention for Digital Natives
Nora Hillyer, Linda L. Parker, and Lola Gilbert

Is the Devil You Know Better than the Devil You Don’t Know: Issues in Academic Library Leadership Recruitment
Rosita E. Hopper


Job Hunting: What Search Committees Want You to Know
Candice Benjes-Small, Eric Ackermann, and Gene Hyde


Learning Together: A Cross-Disciplinary Partnership
Robin E. Brown and Zhanna Yablokova

Librarian 2.0: It’s All in the Attitude!
Helen Partridge

Librarians as Teacher Leaders: Definitions, Challenges, and Opportunities
Laura Saunders

Library Confidential: Boundaries and Benefits of Demystifying Student Appointments for Faculty
Kristin Partlo and Ann Zawistoski

Lies, Damned Lies, and Copyright (Mis)Information: Empowering Faculty by Addressing Key Points of Confusion
Nancy Sims

Lightning in a Bottle: Managing Ideas to Spur Innovation
David Dahl

The Limits of Democracy in Academic Libraries in a Revolutionary Age
Phillip J. Jones and George J. Fowler

Listening to Students: A User-Centered Assessment of Incoming Graduate Students’ Research Skills
Julie Petr and Amalia Monroe-Gulick


Millennial Librarians: Who They are and How They are Different from the Rest of Us
Jenny Emanuel

A More Perfect Union: Campus Collaborations for Curriculum Mapping Information Literacy Outcomes
Mary Moser, Andrea Heisel, Nitya Jacob, and Kitty McNeill


New Metrics for Academic Library Engagement
Craig Gibson and Christopher Dixon

No More Design by Committee: Strategies for Building Lean Mean Web Project Teams
Jennifer A. Keach and Jody Condit Fagan


Put the Pencil Down: Using Student Podcasts to Assess Learning in a For-Credit Research Course
Lauren Yannotta and Brian Lym


QR Codes and the Library: The Library Audio Tour
Michael Whitchurch


Reference Desk Renaissance: Connecting with Users in the Digital Age
Sara Tompson and Catherine Quinlan

Reference Philosophy in a Mobile World: Evidence for Service Provision and Sustainability
Scott Collard, Kara Whatley, and Alexa Pearce

Re-Inventing Reference
Lynn A. Sheehan

Retracted Publications in Biomedicine: Cause for Concern
John M. Budd, Zach C. Coble and Katherine M. Anderson


Scary, Exciting or Something In-Between: How Do Next Generation Academic Librarians Perceive Institutional Change?
Laurie Scott, Gillian Griffith, Sarah Wickett, Karen Hine, and Wilma Hopman

Show Me the Data! Partnering with Instructors to Teach Data Literacy
Karen Hogenboom, Carissa M. Holler Phillips, and Merinda Hensley

Stepping Up Your Game: Responding to Evolving Regional Accreditation Standards
Lori Ricigliano

Stop the Madness: The Insanity of ROI and the Need for New Qualitative Measures of Academic Library Success
James Neal


Talkin’ ‘bout My Generalization: Confronting Assumptions About Attitudes Toward Reference Service in the Changing Library Workforce
Eric Jennings, Hans Kishel, and Jill Markgraf

Taming Lightning in More Than One Bottle: Implementing a Local Next-Generation Catalog Versus a Hosted Web-Scale Discovery Service
Scott Garrison, George Boston, and Sheila Bair

Towards Demonstrating Value: Measuring the Contributions of Library Collections to University Research and Teaching Goals
Denise Pan, Gabrielle Wiersma, and Yem Fong


Uncovering the IL Disconnect: Examining Expectations among Librarians, Faculty and Students
Sheila Cunningham, Allison Carr, and Stephanie Sterling Brasley

Unraveling the “Mystery” of the Library: A “Big Games” Approach to Library Orientation
Alison S. Gregory and Mary J. Snyder Broussard

Unsuccessful Does Not Equal Failure: Evaluating the Decision Making Process of Formal Library Instruction Initiatives at a Distance Learning Center Library Using Principles of Design Thinking
Lorianne Ouderkirk

User Experience as Professional Development: Transforming Services through Collaborative Assessment
Elizabeth Beers, Deborah Gaspar, and Sarah Palacios-Wilhelm


When Interdependence Becomes Codependence: Knowing When and How to Let Go of Legacy Services
Mary Evangeliste and Katherine Furlong

Wiki Pushing for Doubters: A Successful Applied Model [developed by a reluctant late adopter]
Donna Hayward and Lorelei Rutledge


You Can Lead Them to Water, But You Can’t Make Them Drink: Using Crowd Sourcing to Lead Library Patrons to Extended Library Services Relevant to their Search Criteria
William B. Lund and Chad Hansen

Papers unavailable at press time

(May appear online at a later date)

Buried in the Clutter: An Analysis of Information Literacy Content on Academic Libraries’ Web Pages
Beate Gersch

Literacies Lightning Round: Integrating 21st Century Literacies into the Curriculum
Camille Andrews

Opening Pandora’s Stream: Piping Music into the Information Literacy Classroom
Kathleen Langan

Outreach, Marketing & Digital Literacies: Using Social Media to Blur the Differences
Rudy Leon

The Role of Professional Identity in Building Relationships between Library and Information Technology Units
Sara Baron

Selecting Print vs. Electronic Resources for Researchers in the Humanities: Collection Development with Limited Resources
Sarah Buck Kachaluba and Jane Marie Pinzino